Signatories include Democratic Reps. Rashida Tlaib (Mich.), Ilhan Omar (Minn.) and Cori Bush (Mo.) along with Republicans such as Thomas Massie (Ky.) and Rand Paul (Ky.).
The decision is a big moment in the WikiLeaks founder's years-long battle to avoid facing trial in the U.S. — though not necessarily the end of the tale.
A British judge has formally approved the extradition of Julian Assange to the United States to face spying charges.
Britain’s High Court overturned a lower court ruling that found Assange's mental health was too fragile to withstand the American justice system.
Former White House adviser Steve Bannon and rapper Lil Wayne are among those being granted clemency by the outgoing president.
The WikiLeaks founder earlier this week avoided being extradited to the U.S. where he is wanted on charges of violating the Espionage Act.
Assange’s lawyers have said he faces up to 175 years in jail if convicted of charges in the U.S.
Former Rep. Dana Rohrabacher discussed some kind of pardon if Julian Assange would play ball about Russian ties, Assange's lawyer said in a courtroom statement.
A new Justice Department indictment accuses Assange of recruiting hackers at conferences to provide WikiLeaks with classified information.
The documents were released following a court case brought by The Associated Press and other media organizations.